Meet Our Team of Veterinarians

We’re very fortunate to have so many skilled veterinarians working on our team in Orland Park. As pet owners themselves, they know how much your companion means to you, which is why they’re committed to helping you share as many happy, healthy years together as possible. Call us at (708) 478-7788.

  • Jared Settle, DVM

    Partner

    Dr. Jared Settle grew up in Mount Vernon, IL. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. His special interests include surgery and orthopedics. Dr. Settle enjoys watching the St. Louis Cardinals, hunting, fishing and spending time with his pet turtle, Moldy.

  • Sarah Webb, DVM

    Partner

    Dr. Sarah Webb grew up in a small town in Southeastern Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in biology and received her DVM from Iowa State University in 2006. Outside of work, Dr. Webb enjoys spending time with her family and their pets, Violet and Tryla.

  • Lisa Lukas, DVM

    Partner

    Dr. Lisa Lukas grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago. She earned her B.S. in Biology from the University of Illinois and then received her DVM in 2009. Her special interests include animal behavior, canine rehabilitation and internal medicine. Dr. Lukas enjoys hiking, horseback riding, and agility training with her dog.

  • Ashley Sawa, DVM

    Partner

    Dr. Ashley Sawa grew up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. She received her degree in biology from Illinois State University, and received her DVM from University of Illinois in 2016. Her interests include internal medicine and oncology. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family, friends, and Golden Retriever, Delilah.

  • Julia Brooks, DVM

    Partner

    Dr. Julia Brooks grew up in Reddick, IL. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in biology and a minor in English and Chemistry. She then earned her DVM in 2014 from the University of Illinois. Her interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Outside of work she enjoys hiking with her dogs Ellie and Chloe, reading, and spending time with her family.

  • Melissa Newberg, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Melissa Newberg grew up on a farm in Northwestern Iowa. She attended Briar Cliff University where she majored in biology and then later received her DVM from Iowa State University in 1997. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, biking and spending time with her family and pets.

  • Gwen Pawlowski, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Gwen Pawlowski is originally from Michigan. She received a degree in zoology from Michigan State University and later returned to MSU to complete her DVM in 2007. Dr. Pawlowski then finished a small animal internship in the Chicago area. She enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family, friends and pets.

  • Sara Schultz, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Schultz is originally from Oak Lawn, IL. She received a degree in Biology from East Carolina University in 2003 and later earned her DVM from University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She has a professional interest in exotic animal medicine and feline medicine. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her awesome family.

  • Kailash Banasure, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Banasure (Dr. Bana) grew up in India. He graduated from Nagpur Veterinary College, Nagpur, India in 1997. He also has a Master’s degree in Animal Biotechnology from India, and a second Master’s degree in Microbiology from University of Guelph in Canada. After pursuing a career in research for some time, he decided to return to clinical medicine, and has been practicing small animal medicine since 2010 in both Canada and the US. His special interests include soft tissue surgery, orthopedics, and dentistry. Dr. Bana has three feline pets at home—Kitkur, Timbit and Orca. In his free time, Dr. Bana enjoys swimming, watching movies and exploring new places.

  • Bryan Y. Park, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian

    Dr. Park graduated from St. George’s University in 2012. He wanted to be a veterinarian as far back as he can remember, and his family encouraged him to follow in his veterinarian father’s footsteps. Dr. Park has had many pets in his life, and some are still with him to this day. Veterinary medicine is difficult, but he believes that anyone with perseverance, commitment, and a true heart can succeed in the field. One of the most rewarding parts of the job is being able to see when his treatments are working for a patient, and having his clients experience relief at seeing their pets recover.

    Dr. Park has several animal companions of his own, including 2 domestic shorthair cats, Whiskey and Posh; a black cat named Stitch (currently serving as a mouser at his parents’ clinic); and a Border Collie named Tater Tot (currently living with his sister). When he has free time, Dr. Park enjoys playing World of Warcraft and other video games, lifting weights, road and mountain biking, and snowboarding in Michigan. He also loves action movies, Korean food, and anything pasta.